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Dental Assisting program collects donations

MCC Dental Assisting students

MCC’s Dental Assisting students collected and shipped more than 650 bags of necessities to Texas victims of Hurricane Harvey. Pictured are, front row: Gabby Morales, Karlie Heffernan, Lacey Crain and Claire Meyer; middle row: Azalea Lopez-Guzman, Jake Gorsuch, Ashley Yilek, Luz Morciego and Itzel Zavala; and back row, Erin Vincent, Yaneli Regalado, Deanna Gonzalez, Leslie Avalos, Cristina Ramirez, Joaquin Ramirez, Lana Long, Abby Steiert and Gabriela Magana. Not pictured: Rachel Knights and Mariah Taylor.

Students in the Marshalltown Community College Dental Assisting program have been gathering donations for Texas victims of Hurricane Harvey, and last Friday they packaged and shipped those donations to hurricane victims. MCC instructor Tammy Damman has a family friend who teaches at Eisenhower High School in Houston, TX. Tammy was notified that there was a great need for toiletries, new clothing, and comfort items like stuffed animals and blankets. Donations poured in from the dental community along with many MCC faculty, staff and students.  The Dental Assisting students packaged and shipped more than 650 individual bags of necessities. The donations including toothbrushes, toothpaste, floss and other toiletries, as well as socks, blankets, stuffed bears, and assorted school supplies.

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